Hobe Sound’s Blowing Rocks Preserve is #4 on Condé Nast’s ‘Best Beaches of Florida’ list

From Condé Nast Traveler: “Here, our favorite spots along the Sunshine State’s 1,197-mile coastline, from the Panhandle to the Keys. There’s no shortage of powder-fine sand, national parks, and scenes that are both cocktail-friendly and kid-friendly … 4. Blowing Rocks Preserve, Hobe Sound – Why we love it: … Click here to read more

Michael Jordan is not letting his dream golf course proposal in Hobe Sound die

From Golf Digest: “Michael Jordan is used to getting his way. So you can imagine his frustration when two previous proposals to build his own dream golf course in Hobe Sound, Florida were shutdown for failing to meet county building regulation … Click here to read more

MCSO’s SWAT TEAM and Special Investigations Detectives net arrests, drugs, guns in Hobe Sound

From MCSO: “NOTICE: DRUG SALES AT 8658 ANTHIONE WAY HAVE CEASED, CUSTOMERS CAN CHECK BACK ANOTHER TIME. MCSO WOULD LOVE TO MEET YOU If you could tolerate the filth in the house at 8658 SE Anthione Way in Hobe Sound, … Click here to read more

Exclusive: Celine Dion sells servants’ house she secretly owned in The Arbors, Hobe Sound

“t’s a far cry from the $38.5 million beachfront Jupiter Island property that the singer of My Heart Will Go On has been unable to sell, but Celine Dion still made a few bucks off her most recent real estate deal in nearby Hobe Sound,” according to Jose Lambiet’s Gossip Extra. “According to records, Dion used the blind trust Sheer Claren to buy a nondescript suburban house at 5801 SE Forest Glade Trail in The Arbors … Click here to read more

Hobe Sound daycare center under investigation by Department of Children and Familes [DCF]

“A daycare center in Hobe Sound is under investigation by the Florida Department of Children and Families after reports of a teacher falling asleep, leaving children unsupervised,” according to WPTV. “The director of the Dunbar Center, Paul Kelly, did not want to go on camera but confirmed the incident … Click here to read more

False alarm: March 10 ‘Emergency?’

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “An ’emergency meeting’ of the Martin County Board of County Commissioners has been scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Friday, March 10, for the purpose of voting on a resolution supporting proposals to incorporate Hobe Sound and Indiantown. It is not clear how a resolution supporting incorporation of Hobe Sound and Indiantown meets the definition of an ’emergency’ … Click here to read more

Hobe Sound’s Burt Reynolds to auction off another Trans-Am

“Mustachioed silver screen legend Burt Reynolds keeps unloading his memorabilia,” according to The Wrap. “The movie star is auctioning off his very own 1978 Pro-Touring Firebird Trans-Am. It’s the actor’s signature car — … Click here to read more

From Tiger’s blog: Prez-elect Trump; ‘Make Tiger Great Again;’ advice at Hobe Sound’s Medalist

: “I recently played with President-elect Donald Trump. What most impressed me was how far he hits the ball at 70 years old. He takes a pretty good lash. Our discussion topics were wide-ranging; it was fun … Click here to read more

Vote would be Nov 2017: New towns in Martin County? Hobe Sound and Indiantown want in

From the Palm Beach Post: “Indiantown and Hobe Sound, two of Martin County’s oldest communities, want to be towns. Control of zoning and building codes is one of the main benefits of incorporation, say supporters from both areas … Click here to read more

MCSO update Jan 3, 3:54PM: 14-year-old James Cone located and in protective custody

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office seeking information on the whereabouts of 14-year old James Lee Cone. Cone is from Hobe Sound and has ties to Northern PB County. … Click here to read more

Stuart teen dies in Hobe Sound crash

From The Palm Beach Post: A 16-year-old boy from Stuart died in a motorcycle crash in Hobe Sound on Wednesday night which involved seven other people. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. on the intersection of Southeast Gomez Avenue … Click here to read more